Disorders can affect every part of
your body. No body part is sanitized from the adverse affect of the
environment, pollution, and various other factors that create irritable
physiological changes. Skin disorders are a type of disorder that
affects the skin. As a term, skin disorder is a broad ranged and covers
a large number of skin conditions.
It must be said that not all skin disorders possess the same power of malignancy. Some are serious while others are plain irritating and annoying to the core. There are some skin disorders that are plainly visible to the naked eye, while others are more covert and give just a hint of their presence.
Skin disorders on the whole can lead to other medical conditions like fever etc.
A Few Skin Disorders
This is quite a common skin disorder, and can be easily treated. It affects almost 85% of the youth and has various forms. These different types of Acne respond to various types of treatment options.
Acne or pimples are caused by hormonal imbalances, and various other substances. These clog the pores and give rise to the condition. Acne is commonly found on the face, neck, chest, back, and shoulders. Read more about Acne...
Warts are quite common and are a viral condition that is caused by the papillomavirus. At times warts may develop into a growth that is flat and fleshy. Most of them will disappear without any treatment. The one’s that don’t are the one’s to worry about.
The treatment of warts is dependent on their size, location, potency and various other factors. Read more about Warts...
Cancerous growth is a serious medical condition. In terms of skin disorders, it manifests itself in many forms, both benign and malignant.
Some of the types of skin cancer are the basal cell carcinoma, that has a very slow growth; and melanoma that has the potential to be fatal. Medical treatment can be a mixture of medications and therapies like chemotherapy and radiotherapy etc.
Rosacea causes facial redness and inflammation. There are occasions when people confuse it with acne because of the visual symptoms, and it’s referred to, by many, as adult acne.
It usually affects fair skinned adults, whose ages are between 30 and 60. If it is left untreated for a long period of time it has a tendency to worsen. Moreover, it has a cyclic nature, meaning that it can flare up on periodic basis. Read more about Rosacea...
Another common skin disorder, this one is a chronic disease. In this, the life cycle of the skin cells get affected, that means the time taken for new cells to move from the innermost layers, where they are produced to the outermost layer of the skin decreases. Thus, there is a rapid build-up of cells and this makes for a dry, itchy and painful red layer on the skin. Read more about Psoriasis...
Both genital and oral herpes are a result of infection caused by the herpes simplex virus. This is one of the serious skin disorders and the infection will last a life time. However the rashes on the skin can be controlled using regular medication. In a pregnant woman, a herpes infection can lead to medical problems for the unborn child.
These are just some of the skin disorders that can affect the body. All skin disorders can be treated by taking medications and applying topical creams. It’s advisable that you seek the advice of your doctor before embarking on a treatment program.
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